• 13
    February
    2018
    With a regular season win last week against St. Ambrose, the Jaguars—just two seasons in the conference—are fulfilling a promise of regional recognition for excellence on and off the court. “I Read more
  • 13
    February
    2018
    Jaguars packed into the E-Lounge to bid Provost Deborah Bordelon a fond farewell and thank her for her contributions to the university’s transformation to a four-year institution while weathering an Read more
  • 06
    February
    2018
    When Dr. Catherine Balthazar recalls the special toddler, her eyes get misty, and words stick in her throat. Jayden* was just over two years old when Catherine, then a young speech pathologist, Read more

President’s Corner

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September
05,
2017
Dear GSU Community, This morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), initiated by President Obama’s Executive Order in 2012.
August
28,
2017
Dear Members of the GSU Community, As the new academic year begins, Governors State University is alive with activity. On August 21, students, faculty, staff, and neighborhood residents came together as a community to watch the solar eclipse.
August
14,
2017
This weekend, America witnessed tragic acts of violence on the University of Virginia campus. White supremacists, neo-Nazis, and Ku Klux Klan members asserted messages of bigotry and fanaticism that are inimical to everything we stand for in higher

Faculty Profiles

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February
13,
2018
Dr. Xiaobo She educates future math teachers, but her passion lies in reteaching those already working in classrooms across the Southland.  “Often, teachers say to me, ‘I love to teach, but I’m not g
February
06,
2018
To be emotionally well is to be on a journey, according to Governors State University (GSU) Assistant Professor Dr. Sonya Lorelle. “Mental health is on a continuum. It’s not a pathology to be fixed,” said Lorelle, a licensed
February
06,
2018
In October 2017, fresh from a string of victories in Congressional elections, Donald Trump endorsed the winner of the Alabama Republican Senate primary election, former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore. Despite Moore's recent history as an

Conversations with Leaders

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January
30,
2018
Dr. Andrae Marak studies borders. With an emphasis on North America, he traces the flow of licit and illicit goods, peoples, and ideas from one nation to another. He also studies indigenous populations, especially those whose ancestral homelands
January
22,
2018
Although he wrangles numbers like a statistician, Dr. David Rhea is a communication expert. “One of the enigmas of the communication discipline is that we have social science scholars, we have critical analysis scholars,